NRW – USA Summit 

Thursday, June 20, 2024, 1:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m, followed by a get-together




As the development bank for North Rhine-Westphalia, NRW.BANK supports the state in its structural and economic policy tasks. In doing so, it acts on behalf of the state on a non-competitive basis and utilizes the entire spectrum of credit-related development products - from traditional loans to customized advisory services. Its three development areas are "Economy", "Housing" and "Infrastructure/Municipalities". Sustainability is a central guiding principle. NRW.BANK promotes the necessary transformation of North Rhine-Westphalia towards a low-emission and climate-resilient economy.


NRW.Global Business

The state-owned foreign trade promotion agency NRW.Global Business is the partner for all companies when it comes to investment projects and settling in North Rhine-Westphalia, developing growth markets and networking with international business partners. NRW.Global Business conducts international location marketing for Germany's No. 1 investment location, North Rhine-Westphalia, and promotes foreign direct investment here worldwide. The experts at NRW.Global Business support investors in tax and legal matters and provide detailed information on the economic structure and industry clusters. They analyze investment plans, identify suitable locations and accompany an investment project from the first step to successful settlement and beyond. In close coordination with its partners NRW.Global Business provides a variety of measures tailored to the companies' needs: It is responsible for the organization of joint trade fair presentations abroad as well as the coordination and support of international trade delegations from North Rhine-Westphalia to foreign countries. Numerous other industry information and brokerage events offer companies additional assistance in setting up and expanding international business.


Düsseldorf Chamber of Industry and Commerce

The Düsseldorf Chamber of Industry and Commerce represents the interests of around 95,000 member companies from industry, trade and services in the state capital Düsseldorf and the ten cities in the County of Mettmann. The IHK has the task of taking care of the overall interests of all businesses within the jurisdiction. The IHK Düsseldorf is a public corporation and a service organization of companies for companies with three main tasks: Representation of interests, service for companies and performance of public tasks. The Düsseldorf Chamber of Industry and Commerce has been the Focus Chamber for the USA for many years and participates in the NRW-USA Year with a large number of events. It also focuses on advising and supporting NRW companies on their way into the USA, whether as exporters of goods and services or with investment projects.